Published: May 19, 2013 10:19 AM EDT

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.-COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- Naples Harley-Davidson is hosting the 2nd annual Freedom Ride to collect funds for the Fisher House, a non-profit who provides a "home away from home" for veterans receiving medical care.

"Dying for freedom is not the worst that can happen. Being forgotten is." The staff of Naples Harley-Davidson, the American Legion Post 135 Honor Guard, and other former and active military personnel are coming together to honor and support those who have lost so much to protect the freedom of our country.

Open ceremonies with the Barron Collier ROTC & the Honor Guard from the American Legion Post 135 were at 9:30am. The ride to Old Marco Lodge will begin at 11am.